80 per cent say they will not advise on selling annuities.
New rules to allow more fundraising by mutuals were yesterday made into law.
Banks and insurers should consider the value of partnerships with smaller advice firms.
A review of the liable parties is well overdue. But is it in the regulator’s best interests?
Pension freedoms mean it is imperative the regulator tackles a growing problem.
You can always tell when something I said is highly controversial.
Despite the potential benefits of the time apportioned reduction, bed and breakfasting could be a better option for international clients.
Advisers should be planning now for the possibility of a change of government.
Insurer has backtracked on plans to offer savers guidance over fears of straying into advice. Money Marketing understands Aviva had planned to launch a 30-strong team to deliver phone-based guidance.
Advisers question whether the CII is playing catch-up on qualifications, despite its overhaul of criteria for chartered firms. And is level six becoming the new level four?
Money Marketing grills the organisations on the guidance frontline.TPAS chief Michelle Cracknell says of guidance: “It’s not a Take That concert - it’s not going to run out.”
As research predicts a “revolution” in female spending power, could this change the face of advisers’ clients?